It's not just women, even men prefer staying separately with spouse

  • IANS, New Delhi
  • Updated: Mar 23, 2015 21:19 IST

Young India is thinking beyond tradition and society norms, it was revealed in a survey which has deduced that men and women prefer to stay separately with their spouse after marriage.

The survey, by matchmaking service, was conducted to understand the mindset of singles in India regarding marriage. As many as 8,500 responses -- 4,617 women and 3,952 -- were taken into consideration for the survey which was done on people aged between 24 and 34.

When single Indian women were asked about 'Where they prefer living after marriage', 64.1% of them said 'Living separately with my husband', while 29.6% said 'Living with my in-laws', followed by 6.3% said that 'Living with my own parents'.

And when single Indian men were asked the same, 43.9% said 'Living separately with my wife'. 54.3% of them said 'Living with my parents' and only 1.8% men said, 'Living with my wife's family'.

The survey also asked "Would you like your husband to move in with you and your parents"?

As far as women are concerned, 27.3 % of them said "Yes", followed by 30.1% saying "No" and 42.6% saying "May be".

When the men were asked "Are you okay with moving in with your wife and her parents?", 21.8% said "May be" followed by 4.7% who said "Yes" while 73.5% said "No".

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